PILMA News

PILMA Donates $125,000 to Helmets to Hardhats Program

The Pharmaceutical Industry Labor-Management Association (PILMA) presented Helmets to Hardhats with a check for $125,000 comprised of donations from pharmaceutical companies Eli Lilly, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Novartis, and Pfizer during PILMA’s annual meeting on November 15.

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Proposed Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Rebates Result in Diminished Multiemployer Plan Benefits

Ironworkers General President and Pharmaceutical Industry Labor-Management Association (PILMA) Chairman Walter Wise released the following statement today following the publication of PILMA’s new study Medicaid Drug Rebates in Medicare Part D Low-Income Subsidy

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Medicare Part D Rebates Have Unintended Consequences

Jay Potesta, Political Director of the Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association, wrote the following op-ed published in NWI Times details how the proposed Medicare Part D rebates will shift the cost burden from government to union members and seniors.

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Proposed Medicare Part D Rebates Will Eliminate Jobs and Increase Drug Costs

PILMA Chairman Walter Wise send the following letter to the Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee urging protection of Medicare Part D benefits.

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Changes in Medicare Part D are not an “Easy Fix” to Complex Budget Challenges

PILMA Chairman Walter Wise sent the following letter to Senate Budget Chairwoman Patty Murray urging protection of Medicare Part D benefits.

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